BEIJING – Fresh protests broke out in the Tibetan capitalon Saturday as foreign diplomats wrapped up a tightly controlled visit organized by , a radio broadcaster and Tibetan activists reported.
A protest began Saturday afternoon at Lhasa’s Ramoche monastery and grew to involve “many people,” said Kate Saunders of the Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet.
Citing unnamed witnesses in the city, Saunders said the situation calmed down after a few hours. She had no information on injuries or arrests.
People also protested at the Jokhang Temple, a major Buddhist site in Lhasa, the government-in-exile of the, the , said on its Web site. The -based government gave no other details.